Facing the Future With No Little Plans

Chicago is well positioned to become a model for regional cooperation in the 21st century.

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September 16, 2000, 7:00 AM PDT

By Chris Steins @urbaninsight


The Chicago metropolitan area is the third largest in the United States. Bounded by Wisconsin on the north, Lake Michigan and Indiana on the east, and the Grand Prairie of Illinois on the south and west, Chicago and its central county, Cook, are ringed by five "collar" counties: DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry, and Will. The region is home to almost 8 million residents and has more than 4 million jobs; the city of Chicago itself has 2.8 million residents and 1.4 million jobs. ULI membership is required to access the full text of this article.

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